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Reaching for the sky.

My two huge rambling roses, Mulligani, which is climbing up the dead oak in the centre of the garden and Wedding Day which is climbing up an old ash tree in the back garden, are flowering away at the moment, … Continue reading

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10 Blooms for June.

It is very hard in the month of June to limit the number of flowers to 10, but I will give it a go. Best of all at the moment are the roses, they are flowering as never before and … Continue reading

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June washout so far. GBBD 2019

Where has flaming June got to, we have had nothing but rain and cold winds so far, it can only get better. However, even though the humans are not enjoying the weather, the plants don’t seem to mind at all, … Continue reading

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Peony Heaven again!

I am wallowing in Peony heaven again, thanks once more to my lovely daughter. Last week was my birthday and another amazing bouquet arrived in the post from her, you may remember the post I wrote last time, here, this … Continue reading

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June means Roses.

All of a sudden roses are opening everywhere in the garden. Most of them are David Austin roses which I am so fond of, but one or two were already here before us and I have added a few ramblers … Continue reading

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Roundup for May 2019

May was a bit of a strange month weather wise. One minute nice and warm, the next chilly with just a bit of rain. We really haven’t had as much rain as we normally do and the garden certainly needs … Continue reading

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Another 10 for May

May is rushing by at an alarming rate, I don’t think I will ever catch up! Having posted about my flowers on the 15th for Bloom Day, I have found 10 more that have opened since then, they might not … Continue reading

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Welcome foliage.

Where would our gardens be without foliage, especially at this time of year when it is so fresh and colourful. All around us foliage is bursting into life, uncurling in fascinating colours,  shapes and textures, bringing their own special magic … Continue reading

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The abundance of May. GBBD 2019

The alternating rain and sunshine this month has all the plants rushing to flower at once. It also means the weeds are doing the same, so weeding is the priority at the moment and will be for some time. I … Continue reading

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Such a beautiful bouquet.

I hadn’t intended to write this post as these beautiful flowers remind me that my lovely undergardener passed away two years ago. However, they are so beautiful I had to share them with you. They were sent by my very … Continue reading

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